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Support Groups


At Northwestern:

Support groups give patients and families an opportunity to meet and share their experiences with others who are coping with similar concerns and challenges.

Brain Tumor Support Group
Open to interested patients diagnosed with brain tumors, these previously treated for brain tumors, their family, friends, and interested health care workers.
Living Well with Metastatic Breast Cancer
Open support group for women with metastatic cancer.
Myeloma Patient and Caregiver Support Group
Provides patients with information about the disease, insurance and billing, nutrition and
pain management.
Stem Cell Transplant Support Group
A psychosocial and educational support group for post-transplant survivors and caregivers.

Local Support Groups

In addition to Northwestern's support groups, there are several groups that meet in and around Chicago. Learn more about local support groups.

Online Support Groups

There are many national and local non-profit organizations that offer online support groups and communities for patients and caregivers. Learn more about these online support groups.

Additional resources are available at the Chicago Area Cancer Support and Resource Centers.